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Pupil Premium and PE/Sports Premium

COVID-19 Update (July 2020)


Due to the changes to educational provision caused by the COVID-19 pandemic the detail in this Pupil Premium strategy has been subject to review since April 2020. Our use of the funding has been adapted to meet students’ needs as they have arisen, whilst maintaining where possible the principles outlined in this document, and in others related to the PPG.

During the pandemic the following key steps have been taken to ensure that ‘disadvantaged’ pupils’ barriers to learning will continue to be overcome wherever possible:



· Step 1 - Ensuring children have the correct tools to complete home learning; several mediums in          which work was provided (Google Classroo, website, paper packs)

· Step 2 - Family support through food parcels and vouchers, phone calls home


School leaders with responsibility for administering the PPG have drawn on these helpful publications from the Children’s Commissioner and the Education Endowment Foundation:


They will continue to follow guidance and advice from relevant bodies as it emerges, in consultation with other stakeholders.

Pupil premium Policy

Catch Up Funding 2021

PE & Sport Premium 


St John XXIII Catholic Primary School appreciates the contribution of PE to the health and well-being of its children. We also acknowledge that a broad, balanced, high quality curriculum and extra-curricular activities have a positive impact on concentration, attitude and achievement.


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The four objectives of the Primary PE and Sport Premium funding are:

  1. To improve the quality of existing PE teaching through continuing professional learning in PE for generalists, so that all primary pupils improve their health, skills and physical literacy, and have broader exposure to a range of sports
  2. To increase participation levels in competitive sport and healthy activity of pupils, and maintain these into adolescence
  3. To increase the quality of initial teacher training in PE and sport, and to promote PE specialisation in primary level workforce
  4. For schools to show that they understand and value the benefits of high quality PE and sport, including its use as a tool for whole school improvement


Sports Premium 2019 - 2020

Sports Premium 2018-19